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Academic careers in Novo Nordisk, Lund, May 7 2014

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Academic careers in Novo Nordisk, Lund, May 7 2014

  1. 1. Novo Nordisk fellowship program
  2. 2. Novo Nordisk at a glance Introduction to the company Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership within: • diabetes care • insulin • injection devices Thanks to dedicated research into proteins, Novo Nordisk also holds leading positions within: • haemostasis management • growth hormone therapy • hormone replacement therapy
  3. 3. Novo Nordisk Worldwide: > 33,000 employees Production sites R&D facilities Clinical development centres Affiliates Representative offices Regional and business area offices
  4. 4. Seattle Beijing Denmark Bangalore Princeton R&D locations • Copenhagen, Denmark • Beijing, China • Seattle, WA, USA • Princeton, NJ, USA • Bangalore, India Clinical Development centres • Zürich, Switzerland • Beijing, China • Princeton, NJ, USA • Tokyo, Japan >3800 staff today, 5000 staff in 2020 Global R&D
  5. 5. The ability to attract talent in Denmark is key to us 81 3898 154 194 27 R&D 4354 Employees in R&D 01-Mar-2013
  6. 6. Additional Novo Nordisk R&D facts • > DKK 10 billion R&D investment • Ranked 4th out of 20 international pharmaceutical and biotech companies listed as best employers by Science Magazine • 778 scientific publication in 2010-11 (2010 h-index: 26) • 25 PhD and 6 post docs supported through the LIFEPHARM PhD school at University of Copenhagen focussing on pharmacology. • ~ 100 PhD/PostDoc science students from Europe, North America and Asia • Top rating in Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last ten years
  7. 7. 8Industry talent requirements and challenges We rely on excellent talent within all our competency areas to sustain growth E.coli Yeast Mammalian cells Prefilled pens Durable pens Oral delivery Liquid delivery Sustained release Subc. delivery Amino acid substitution Acylation Medical insight Trial design Execution Therapy area expertise Modification
  8. 8. Our core beliefs 9Industry talent requirements and challenges INNOVATION & GROWTH INNOVATION & GROWTH Talents DiversityPerformance
  9. 9. Fellowship Programmes Talent Attraction Support of Education System Long term Relations Knowledge Transfer
  10. 10. STAR PostDoc Fellows 2013 Active and completed 1998 – 30 June 2013 Burnham Institut Medical Research Clinical Medical Regulatory OfficesR&D locations Berkley McGill University Loyola Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Chapel Hill University Princeton San Francisco University Sigma Aldrich (SAFC) Stanford University Toronto University Washington University Vrije University Harvard Dublin University Geneva University Institute for Biomedicine and Health Science Justus-Liebig University Karolinska Institutet Kings College Linköping University Lund University Manchester University Martin Luther University Nottingham University Santiago de Compostela University Uppsala University The Hebrew University-Hadassah Setsunan University, Osaka, Japan Tokyo University Fudan University
  11. 11. Novo Nordisk STAR fellows Professional Qualifications • Strong competences from active research environments • International experience and networks • Good publications (and PhD thesis) and/or patent applications • Skills in new technologies • High personal ambitions
  12. 12. STAR fellowship postgraduate training 2013
  13. 13. STAR Symposium activities
  14. 14. LIFEPHARM The Novo Nordisk–LIFE In Vivo Pharmacology Centre Public – Private – Partnership Established 1/9/2010 Aim •Reinforcement of section of pharmacology and toxicology @ LIFE •Continued output of PhD candidates with ’in vivo’ expertise •Ensure the continuation of the In Vivo PhD Program Funding •9.1 M Euro 2010-2015 • 6 mill Euros from Novo Nordisk A/S • 3.1 mill Euros from LIFE Resources •24 PhD scholarships •5 Postdoctoral fellowships (2 years each) •Professorship in clinical pharmacology & toxicology Framework for an InnoLIFE PhD programme 18/05/14
  15. 15. • Novo Science Ambassadors • Novo Nordisk and Novozymes have established a team of young Novo Scholarship recipients in order to stimulate the interest for natural and medical science in the schools. • The ambassadors’ lectures are free and can be booked at www.formidling.dk Novo Science Ambasadors 17Presentation title Date
  16. 16. Recently: Elite Post Doc programme with Oxford University • A recruitment platform for international top talents within diabetes research • An international platform for branding NN as a top-science employer • A platform for on-campus recruitment activities • A platform for expanding scientific collaboration between NN and UO • 3-year fellowships fully funded by Novo Nordisk Objectives Scope 18November 2013
  17. 17. Recently: Elite Post Doc programme with Stanford University • A recruitment platform for international top talents within immunology research • An international platform for branding NN as a top-science employer • A platform for on-campus recruitment activities • A platform for expanding scientific collaboration between NN and Stanford • 2 to 3-year fellowships fully funded by Novo Nordisk Objectives Scope 19November 2013 Institute for Immunity, Transplantion and Infection
  18. 18. Slide no 20 • • Evaluation of Early innovation/research New metrics for evaluation of the innovation outcome such as: • networks created, • access to novel technology & implementation • access to important know-how & implementation on top of the classical metrics such as: • publications, • patent applications filed, • science citations etc.
  19. 19. Novo Nordisk R&D career paths • To clarify development opportunities • To specify qualifiers for different job types and levels
  20. 20. More information at novonordisk.com/careers

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